SSgt Tzolag Aaron Aaronian

SSgt Tzolag Aaron Aaronian

Birth
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Feb 1945 (aged 26)
Sevelen, Kreis Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot • PLOT A / ROW 44 / GRAVE 7
Memorial ID 56356801 · View Source
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Staff Sergeant Aaronian served in the:
• United States Army Air Forces
• 565th Bomber Squadron
• 389th Bomber Group, Heavy

His service enlistment date / location / Serial Number was:
• July 2, 1943
• Boston, Massachusetts
• 31365447

He was Killed In Action during:
• World War II

His remains were recovered in / at:
• September 1947
• Sevelen, Germany

He was awarded the:
• Air Medal
• Purple Heart

He was the son of:
• Arakel Aaronian (???? - ????)
• Vartanoosh Aaronian (???? - ????)

He was the brother of:
• James Aaronian (???? - ????)
Edward Aaronian (???? - 07/01/2003)
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***** NOTE *****
The following information was provided courtesy of Find A Grave member
John Dowdy (#47791572) on Sunday, October 7, 2012:

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• Staff Sergeant Aaronian served as a radio operator
• Pilot was Second Lieutenant Leo C. Mercer POW
• Target: Junlrenhl Germany

Missing Air Crew Report Details:
• USAAF MACR#:12430
• Date Lost: 19-Feb-45
• Serial Number: 42-95088
• Aircraft Model B-24H
• Aircraft Letter: X
• Aircraft Name: "Stinky/Win, Our Little Lady"
• Location: Krefeld, Germany.
• Cause: Mechanical Problems 1KIA 8POW

On 19 February 1945, Second Lieutenant Mercer and his crew of the aircraft "Stinky/Win, Our Little Lady" were sent on a mission to the munitions plant at Jungenthal, Germany. Shortly after the bomber formation had crossed the Zuiderzee, at 13:16 hours, Lieutenant Mercer called up to say that all his instruments were out and he was heading back to base. Eventually the crew bailed out with the navigator leaving out of the front nose wheel compartment; Andruskiewicz, Govus and Hagvall bailing out the rear escape hatch; and Salazar, Mercer, co-pilot and radio operator bailing out of the right forward bomb bay. The radio operator, Staff Sergeant Tzolog Aaronian was killed. The aircraft crashed near Krefeld, Germany.
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  • Maintained by: KATHY
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56356801
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Tzolag Aaron Aaronian (1 Feb 1919–19 Feb 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56356801, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .